Niue Rugby Football Union
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The Niue Rugby Football Union is a member of the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU), and was also a member of the former Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance and was eligible to supply players to the Pacific Islanders team.
Rugby union in NiueEdit
|Niue Rugby Football Union|
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Teams from Niue have competed in the Commonwealth Games.
When Niue competed in the 2001 Wellington 7s, they took a completely local-based squad, and though they scored tries against England and Canada, they were crushed in most games. Infamously, they surprised everyone by beating Japan 31-19 in 2002.
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